Past Events

Book Launch - The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Richard Bulliet, Professor of History, Columbia University
Webcast

Caught in the Maelstrom: Perceptions of the Populace in Chechnya, Afghanistan, and Iraq

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Anne Nivat, author and journalist, Moscow. Video for this is now available.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

Future of Globalization

November 04, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times and author, Why Globalization Matters

Stalin and His Inner Circle

November 04, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Vladimir Shamberg, independent scholar, Alexandria, VA

Japanese ODA at 50: An Assessment

November 04, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Asia Program
Saori Katada, Associate Professor of International RelationsUniversity of Southern California; Shiro Sadoshima, Deputy Director-General, Economic Cooperation Bureau/Multilateral Cooperation Department, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Juichi Inada, Professor of Economics, Senshu University; Yoshio Okubo,Japan's Executive Director, World Bank

Book Launch -- Revisiting A History of Russian Architecture: the Challenge of Defining an Overlooked Discipline

November 01, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
William Craft Brumfield, Professor of Slavic Studies, Tulane University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch: Language and Identity in the Balkans: Serbo-Croat and its Disintegration

October 28, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Greenberg, Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Haven and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale UniversityCommentator: Susan Woodward, Professor of Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Turning a Blind Eye: Passive Sponsorship of Terrorism

October 28, 2004 // 12:00am
International Security Studies
This meeting, jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Division of International Studies, the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Army's Eisenhower National Security Series, was part of an ongoing series on terrorism and homeland security and featured Daniel Byman, Assistant Professor, Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institute.

Peacekeeping and Security Issues in West Africa: A West African Perspective

October 27, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A discussion with four star general Lamine Cissé, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Senegal and current representative of the UN Secretary General to the Central Africa Region. General Cissé discussed the long-term challenges of regional insecurity in West Africa, and the role of regional actors in peacekeeping and stabilization operations. Ambassador Dane F. Smith, former U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, served as moderator. The full text of General Cissé's remarks is available for download.

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